The Duke Endowment

The Duke Endowment is a private foundation established in 1924 by James B. Duke.

James B. Duke and his family were innovative business leaders and visionary philanthropists. The foundation is considered to be his philanthropic legacy.

The Duke Endowment has worked to help people strengthen communities in North and South Carolina through nurturing children, promoting health, educating minds, and enriching spirits.

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McLeod Health Foundation receives grants totaling $1.225M from The Duke Endowment
Foundation: Duke Endowment

FLORENCE, S.C. — The McLeod Health Foundation has received two grants from The Duke Endowment totaling $1,225,000 to provide home-based primary care...more

Duke Counts $517 Million in Private Donations | Duke Today
Foundation: Duke Endowment

... year that Duke raised more than $500 million in philanthropic support. ... See the impact of philanthropy at Duke in the 2021 Annual Impact...more

Subject: Billions to Fight Poverty; Funds for Racial Justice; Giving Is Strong but Uneven
Foundation: Duke Endowment

What sets it apart from other philanthropic work, say experts, is that it is ... Associated Press exploring racial justice and equity efforts in...more

The new new thing in philanthropy? Cash.
Foundation:, Duke Endowment, Johnson Foundation, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Druckenmiller Foundation

This is smart because government dollars dwarf the available philanthropic resources. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, for its part, has...more

Carolina Caring awarded grant for pediatric program
Foundation: Duke Endowment

HICKORY — Carolina Caring has been awarded a $700,000 grant from The Duke Endowment to help fund Cardinal Kids, its...more

Foundation: Duke Endowment

A new planning grant was awarded to Guilford County Public Health ... The Blue Cross Foundation grants are part of a multi-year...more

Duke Counts $507 Million in Private Donations in Last Fiscal Year
Foundation: Duke Endowment

Gifts and grants for research totaled $201 million, representing the largest funded area of private philanthropy. ... “Duke's network of donors, parents and friends are the key to driving Duke's...more

Conway Medical Center working to alleviate physician shortage in Horry County with new ...
Foundation: Duke Endowment

This grant will assist in the development of a new residency program in partnership with the Campbell University School of Osteopathic Medicine...more

One hundred years in a rural clinic
Foundation: Duke Endowment

Piedmont Health received a grant from the Duke Endowment and bought the practice in 2002, according to Samuel Scott. Linda Miles...more

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